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DIY Crafts for Kids - Balloon Paddle Game

Make on-target paddles for a fun balloon game using paper plates and vibrant Apple Barrel colors.

At a Glance:

#6429 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Award Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Plaid ® Brush Sets - Foam Brush Set of 4

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $0.89
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Wash Out For Kids, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Uncoated white paper plates, Red cardstock, White cardstock, Yellow cardstock, Hot glue, Scissors, Jumbo craft sticks, Black permanent marker


  1. Basecoat four plates with Award Blue. Basecoat four craft sticks with Black.
  2. Cut a 6" and 4" circle from red cardstock. Cut a 5" and 2 ½" circle from white cardstock. Cut a 1 ½" circle from yellow cardstock. Glue the layers together with Mod Podge to create a target.
  3. Mod Podge the targets to two of the painted plates.
  4. Use clipart or the free printables. Mod podge to the other two painted plates.
  5. For extra support make a x out of two unpainted craft sticks and hot glue on the inside of the plate. Hot glue the painted craft sticks to one plate and hot glue the plates together.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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